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Housing First: Challenges for the Rural Poor

Many of the neediest in rural America face a crisis: Funding has dropped sharply for a federal program that creates affordable rental housing. In the latest report in the Housing First series, NPR's Madeleine Brand reports that some landlords want out of the program -- leaving the tenants with nowhere to go.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).